Many challenges ahead for the UN’s peacekeepers and how to meet them

(THE ASIAN AGE) – UN peacekeeping faces increasingly difficult challenges, including attacks against its peacekeepers, complex mandates, and uneven political support.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres interacts with peacekeeping forces. Every day, women and men who serve under the UN flag put their lives on the line, protecting millions of civilians at risk, supporting fragile political processes and sustaining peace.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres interacts with peacekeeping forces. Every day, women and men who serve under the UN flag put their lives on the line, protecting millions of civilians at risk, supporting fragile political processes and sustaining peace.

United Nations peacekeeping remains one of the most effective tools to respond to today’s challenges of global peace and security. Every day, women and men who serve under the UN flag put their lives on the line, protecting millions of civilians at risk, supporting fragile political processes and sustaining peace. They have been successful in helping countries like Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire return to peace.

UN peacekeeping faces increasingly difficult challenges, including attacks against our peacekeepers, complex mandates, and uneven political support. Peacekeeping is essentially a collective endeavour: a partnership.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.